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Democratic Roads Plan Recalls Failed Policies of Granholm Era, says Americans for Prosperity

July 15, 2015

Lansing, Mich.– Americans for Prosperity-Michigan today slammed a road-funding plan unveiled by House Democrats as a return to the failed policies of the Granholm era. The grassroots free-market group, which has engaged its activists in the road funding debate, said tax hikes on job creators will lead to economic stagnation. “Raising taxes on job creators […]

Open Letter to Michigan Senate

July 01, 2015

I am writing in opposition to the gas tax hike contained in the S-1 substitutes adopted by the Senate for HB 4615 and HB 4616. These bills represent a huge tax hike that Michigan families can ill afford. The income tax rate reduction triggers contained in the S-1 substitute for SB 414 are commendable; however, tying a definite, immediate gas tax hike to a potential, future reduction in the income tax rate doesn’t pass muster as a meaningful offset of the new tax revenue generated by this package of bills.

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AFP: Ballot Proposal Tax Hike Would Devastate Michigan’s Economy 

July 23, 2015

“Even if the roads get fixed, there won’t be anyone left to drive on them,” says Lund Lansing, Mich.– Americans for Prosperity-Michigan condemned a ballot proposal unveiled today that would nearly double the tax rate on businesses. Raising taxes on Michigan job creators would devastate Michigan’s economy, which has only been righted over the past […]

Democratic Roads Plan Recalls Failed Policies of Granholm Era, says Americans for Prosperity

July 15, 2015

Lansing, Mich.– Americans for Prosperity-Michigan today slammed a road-funding plan unveiled by House Democrats as a return to the failed policies of the Granholm era. The grassroots free-market group, which has engaged its activists in the road funding debate, said tax hikes on job creators will lead to economic stagnation. “Raising taxes on job creators […]

Americans for Prosperity-Michigan Opposes Senate Gas Tax Hike

July 02, 2015

“Michigan families can ill afford the significant tax hike contained in the Senate roads plan,” said Pete Lund, state director of Americans for Prosperity-Michigan. “The citizens of Michigan do want the roads fixed, but that doesn’t mean they want state lawmakers to pursue tax hikes as the only solution.”

New AFP Ad Shows Need for Real Healthcare Reform

June 25, 2015

Michigan needs patient-centered reforms, not ObamaCare status quo LANSING – Americans for Prosperity – Michigan, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for real healthcare reform, responded to today’s Court Case with a new ad highlighting the personal impact of ObamaCare. AFP is urging state lawmakers to lead the way with patient-centered reforms while it continues to hold […]

Americans for Prosperity Announces New Michigan State Director

May 20, 2015

Starting June 1st, Pete Lund will lead grassroots advocacy for spending restraint, lower taxes, and increased economic freedom LANSING – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) today announced new Michigan State Director Pete Lund. A Michigan native, professor, small business owner, and former state representative, Pete brings a wealth of experience to the role. Beginning next month, Pete […]

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